Monitor Beam and Position in Real Time with Cherenkov Imaging

What is Cherenkov Imaging?​

During radiation therapy, Cherenkov light is emitted from the patient’s skin where the radiation beam enters or exits the body. ​

Cherenkov Imaging uses highly sensitive cameras, synchronized with both the linac and SGRT, to visualize this light from the patient’s skin. ​

DoseRT in monitor

Delivery Incidents Caught by Cherenkov Imaging

Published data suggests that approximately 10% of patients have errors in their treatment that can be detected¹ by Cherenkov Imaging.​ DoseRT brings together Cherenkov Imaging with AlignRT and Horizon cameras², to monitor both beam and patient positioning in real-time.

Case studies

Cherenkov Imaging: Seeing RT in a New Light

Brian Pogue, PhD – Professor and Chair of the Department of Physics at the University of Wisconsin – Madison and Professor of Engineering & Surgery at Dartmouth discusses the possibilities Cherenkov imaging offers to radiation therapy.

Watch the Patient and the Beam

Monitors dose directly, in real-time
Correct patient, correct site, correct setup, correct beam delivery
Observe and document treatment delivery with confidence

Another world first for Vision RT

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1.Jarvis LA et al. Initial Clinical Experience of Cherenkov Imaging in External Beam Radiation Therapy Identifies Opportunities to Improve Treatment Delivery. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2021 Apr 1;109(5):1627-1637.​


2.Horizon and DoseRT are trademarks of Vision RT. Beamsite is a trademark of DoseOptics LLC.


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